Program Officer : Detail
- Company: DanChurchAid (DCA)
- Industry: I/ NGO
- Address: GPO Box 4844
- Full Time
- 8+ years
- Please check details below.
Detailed Job Description / Requirements
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary organization. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded communities and believe in life before death. In Nepal, we are involved in three thematic areas i.e. resilient livelihood and sustainable food security, active citizenship, and Humanitarian response and Disaster Risk Response. We are also providing technical support to our DCA Bangladesh office in the above thematic areas. The DCA invites applications from qualified and competent Nepalese candidates for the following position based in Kathmandu.
Program Officer – Active Citizenship– 1 number
This is a senior level and thematic lead position for our Active Citizenship Programme in Nepal and Bangladesh. S/he will be responsible for overall programme planning and strategy development, partner portfolio management, fund raising, and innovation in promoting the vision, mission, and strategic goals of DCA in general and our Active Citizenship programme in particular. S/he will pro-actively be involved in policy analysis, and advocacy, as well as dealing with Human rights and governance. S/he is also responsible for monitoring and supervising field activities, developing annual country report and back donor’s reports, and guiding partners in technical and management areas as well as facilitate partners’ capacity development. In addition, s/he will also be responsible for developing liaison, coordination and collaboration with governments and other stakeholders at the national level as well as national, regional and global levels networks and alliances. S/he will also be responsible to develop concept notes, project proposal and contribute in fund raising activities. The position will be based in Kathmandu with frequent field visits. S/he will report to the Head of Programmes.
Required qualifications, skills and competencies
Master’s degree in rural development, sociology, gender study, international development, or other relevant fields. At least 8 years of demonstrable work experience and comprehensive knowledge on human rights issues, local governance, gender, policy analysis and advocacy, and social inclusion and justice. S/he must hold practical knowledge and skills to apply different approaches and techniques, policy and institutional mandates, and standards in programme/project implementation. Well conversant in strategic management, results based project cycle management, partner portfolio management, accountability, fund raising, and knowledge management. Strong leadership, conceptual and analytical skills, team oriented and excellent communication skills, and advanced computer skills.
The deadline to submit application and CV is 21 August 2017.
The candidate must have a personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption. DCA Nepal Country Programme needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit. Willingness to be flexible is essential.
Valuing work force diversity, DCA strongly encourages women and people from ethnic minorities to apply for this position.
For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org